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Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad workers pose with a hand car on the track.

Photograph

Oiling the Machine

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man uses an oil can to lubricate equipment in a machine shop.

Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Photo postcard of an outdoor group portrait of a telephone line crew. The six men are wearing hats and work clothes, and five of the men are wearing belts...

Photograph

Aaron Swinging Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Henry Aaron swinging a baseball bat during a game.

Date: 1909 

Description: Close-up of the demolition of the dome of the Third Capitol, one of the few known photographs that permits such close observation of the architectural deta...

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date: 1941 

Description: John Hanna uses a Farmall H with lug wheels and a Little Genius 2-14 bottom plow to work in a field while a boy looks on from the left.

Photograph

Slumbercoach

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women boarding the Slumbercoach car on a B&O Railroad passenger train. A Pullman porter carries two suitcases and a conductor collects tickets.

Date: 1944 

Description: Elevated view of men and women working on a combine (harvester-thresher) assembly line at International Harvester's East Moline Works.

Date: 1914 

Description: View of group of men, and a young boy, gathered for a group portrait in front of the 210 E. Washington Avenue dealership. The Schoelkopf name has been adde...

Date: 1938 

Description: A man stands by to operate an amusement ride called the "Waltzer" at the Canadian National Exhibition. The ride was owned by Ideal Exposition Shows of Pete...

Photograph

Aaron Swinging Bat

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Braves outfielder Henry Aaron swings his bat during a baseball game.

Photograph

Fordson Tractor

Date: 1927-07-27 

Description: Man attaches extra rims onto a Fordson tractor.

Date: 1937-09-07 ca.

Description: Group portrait of the members of the Grand Army of the republic at a reunion. The group appears to be posing on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

WWI Pilot

Date: 1918 

Description: Captain John B. Stetson, Jr., the officer in charge of flying instruction at the American Expeditionary Force, 2nd Aviation Instruction Center near Tours,...

Date:  

Description: A group of men sit on the porch and steps of a brick building. In addition, two women sit on the windowsill.

Photograph

Bloch as King Geek

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, standing next to shelves of books, in front of a door covered with cardboard. He is wearing the gaudy costume of the King Geek for a photo sh...

Photograph

Milk Delivery

Date: 1958 

Description: "A sled was used to convey the milk cans. Shown are Ralph Widmer, Bill Breitag, and Ken Reimer."

Photograph

Mason Rorbett Farm

Date: 1941 

Description: Slightly elevated view of Mason Rorbett using a McCormick-Deering Farmall A tractor with a 92 slab moldboard plow to build a terrace on his farm. In the ba...

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